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. around 4:30 daly city received a robb call that there was major water. what we are seeing is that there could be a potential water storage facility that could be impacted. if the facility busted or a pipe from it. that is what we're trying to determine hopefully in the next 30 minutes the public information officer is expected to come out and give us more information. what we do know is that the water, the mod amount was sole intense that a-mont this m ud...was so intense that it impacted cars. you see the amount with the evacuations were poured in place.were part p and i know that will tran is on his way to the hillside park neighborhood. >> what i am trying to envision is that if it is a large water tank. could it be more water? >> you can see that this is mud a tremendous amount that has come down from somewhere we believe there is a water storage facility at the top of the hill that could be impacted one way or another. it is still a developing story. as we can confirm this. >> thank you. >> other headlines this morning we want to check out the weather. and erica cold
elected the two city council candidates that the mayor needed to keep his pension reform agenda on course. nbc's bay area stephanie trong is live in san jose, and the results deepening the ridge between the city and the union. >> that's right, very polarized sides of this situation. the mayor shaep because the two candidates he wanted were voted in yesterday. they will help keep the vote for issues like fiscal and pension reform in his favor. in the meantime, the issue of pension reform has already been tied up in the courts and will likely be that way possibly for years to come. >> don't vote for people who do ugly things. >> reporter: we've heard the back and forth between city hall and the unions. >> we'll be fighting them. >> reporter: tuesday's city council winners seem to be deepening the divide. the union tried to knock out herrera to gain control of the city. >> they reversed the work on pension reform. it was the meanest, most deceptive campaigns ever run. >> we want them to be one of the most honest council. i don't think we have that right now. >> reporter: she says there needs
for oakland. 63 in hayward. livermore climbing to 65. upper 50s in daly city. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows into the rest of the week. it will be dry until potentially thursday. we will start to see more clouds associated with another weather system that could produce light rain. chance of wet weather for saturday. it in creases heavier rain expected as we head into sunday. more details coming up. >> the bay bridge toll plaza looks fine out oakland into the city. san mateo drive 12 minutes from end to end. south bound 101 the golden gate bridge no problems. i have checked with the chp to dry is 22 minutes of novato into the city. a. >> thank you erica pipit to concord men are saved after their car fell 25 ft. early this morning. but for the second happened shortly before midnight. the eighth in a way exit. the car had been traveling south on the overpass and it crashed into a guardrail. it fell about 25 ft. and flipped onto its roof. the passengers were able to exit the car with no help and suffered minor injuries. >> new this morning a house fire in redwood city has fire cre
on the right, it is a nice looking drive heading to downtown oakland. if you are driving south to union city fremont, 880 tell looks good. let's go to steve. >>> thank you very much. kind of cold out there when we had clear skies, and that's not the case here, a little bit warmer, 30s and 40s, we will start off with a cooler morning, about the same by noon, mainly favoring the north and more of the same, maybe hazy skies, you have an easterly or northerly breeze and it will stay that way towards the end of the week. fort could he have, fort brag, high pressure says i'll take everything north. a cold start and light rain stays up north far enough that i don't have to worry about it. it could be colder, we have a few high clouds up above. not much of a breeze but that's the direction of the wind is coming from and the wind is coming from the east at fairfield. you can see where the line is drawn, everything south of that is behind mid-level clouds and this pattern is holding until about friday. this system will give us a lift and when this system begins to move is the big question. it will ta
have left more than two-thirds of the libyan -- italian city of venice submerged. thousands have been forced to flee. 70% of venice has been flooded, and more than 200 people evacuated from their homes in tuscany because of severe weather. a combination of the heavy rains and strong winds did caused the flooding and many have been evacuated from the area. let's talk to alan johnston and has been covering this from rome. what are you hearing there? >> this is a kind of year when dennis knows it must brace for flooding. this is a time of year for these weeks in autumn, where large, high tide surges through the city on occasion quite commonly. but what we have seen over the last 24 hours has been something extraordinary. the six highest tides since records began back about 130 years ago. at one point, as he said, 70% of venice was under water yesterday. strong, southerly winds coming up the adriatic, driving mass of water into venice's lagoon. and torrential rain across a large swath of northern italy, into the rivers that feed into the lagoon as well. i have to say, though, fortunately
tent city and we are there live on the friday bitterly cold morning. >> brian: they are opening up a place for them. outraged over the president doing first order of business should be to stick a fork in it. >> steve: stick a fork in it. >> brian: "fox and friends" starpts right now. >> steve: the reason i was struggling in a scramble. tomorrow is the marine's birthday and. and we have jiie whit lock pins. i will wear mine in the entire program. >> most people don't have the prive ledge of watching you get dressed. >> steve: what do you mean. >> putting things on. >> steve: nice ally. >> great to be back in the land of the light. >> brian: why are you taunting me? it is so bad on long island they are asking the defense department to take over. that's how bad the power authority is. when i say disaster, i am understating it. >> steve: you are. >> brian: and confusion . >> steve: people from new jersey relocated to a massive tent city set up in the mammoth race track. david who is there and why there? >> i think they're here because they can be. the people who run the race track were
of milk. let's get to the news here at 30 rock in new york city. >>> we begin with general david petraeus and his sudden and unexpected resignation as director of the central intelligence agency on friday, citing an extramarital affair. kristen welker reports. >> reporter: according to a senior federal official and close friend of david petraeus, 37-year-old jill kelly complained to fbi agents about being harassed by ball la broadwell, david petraeus' biographer. a senior official says jill kelly is involved in wounded warrior fund raising in tampa. she is married. petraeus' downfall started when kelly complained to the fbi that she was receiving intimidating e-mails from broadwell. law enforcement and multiple u.s. officials tell nbc news those e-mails led to the discovery between others between general petraeus and broadwell and were indicative of an extramarital affair. >> my first reaction was disbelief. >> reporter: steven boylen is petraeus' former spokesperson. he has spoken to him twice this weekend and says his former boss is remorseful. >> he said he had an excellent job. and in
the burglars got in and the challenge is the size of the campus. it spans four city blocks, some areas only with low walls on the outside. >> the director wouldn't specify what was stolen but the history gallery includes valuable items from the gold rush era. the museum does have nurns for the entire collection but says it isn't the monitoring amount of the stolen items but the value that's priceless. she was installing additional security cam ras this afternoon and the director says they were reevalweight their security system. >> we are looking to see what more we can do in the areas surrounding the museum. >> the museum director says they do plan to open the museum as usual tomorrow and she says they hope that they will recover those stolen items. reporting live in oakland tonight, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now, to san francisco where a jury today found a 33-year-old man guilty of a long list of kriems in a series of sexual assaults on women in the mission district. >> we the jury in the above-entitled action find the defendant frederick a. dozier, guilty. >> the jury convicted frederick
rains led to rivers overflowing in central italy. northern italy had also been hit hard. the city barely keeps up with the storm surge. >>> cbs moneywatch time now on a wednesday morning. strikes across europe today and thanksgiving travellers will have plenty of company. ashley morrison has more. >> reporter: police in spain arrested 30 people as another general strike gets under way. workers in spain and portugal walked off the job in protests of austerity measures. the strike prevents travel by train and air as well as closed down schools. protests are also planned in italy, greece, france and belgium. asian stocks got a lift after greece had a sale of short term treasury bills on tuesday. tokyo's nikkei broke a seven day losing streak while the hang seng gained 1%. investors jitters over the fiscal cliff in the u.s. and economic turmoil in europe sent wall street lower. the dow closed down at 58 points while the nasdaq fell 20 points. millions of shares of facebook could be looking for an investor to friend them on the stock market today. a lockup period on stock issued to the social
. >>> union city police made an investigation as a woman was taking out the trash, this mysterious thing happened and police have just spoken to the family, good afternoon jeanine. >> reporter: good afternoon. they are gathered where all morning long people are shaking their hands in shock because their loved ones discovered he is now gone. >> amelia gonzalez can't get over how her brother was found. the woman who lives at this home was taking out the trash. when she hoped it, she found mr. perez unconscious. >> she couldn't get him conscious. >> reporter: they recognized him, he was a close family friend who stayed at their home from time to time. police say there were no obvious signs of trauma. detectives are tracking down where the garbage can came from. >> whether somebody else was place in the can we just don't know. we are treating it is a serious crime. >> reporter: his family said he suffered from a bone disease and was on disability. they described him as always smiling. >> he was the most kind hearted person. he loved everybody. he was non-judge mental and accepted every
'easter. it is rolling out and weakening. this morning we will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and heavy along the coast in maine down on through the cape cod area. still strong gusty wind to deal with too. as far as storm, accumulation goes. heavy snow through wednesday, in connecticut. most of that ended. by the time it is done. a foot. a wide swath extend through maine. by the coast, watch the change over to mixed precipitation. and then plain rainfall. now it is chilly here once again. across the region, many spots in and around the freezing point. changes ahead, thankfully. see warmer air move in as we head through tt end of the end weekend. moving south and west. rob, paula. back to you. >>> sentencing day for the man behind the tucson shooting rampage that almost killed then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gifford and husband, mark kelly, will be in court as jared loughner faces life behind bars. kelly
cities. >>> a magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit central myanmar killing four people. the u.s. jigeological survey sa the quake occurred on sunday. it says the epicenter was about 110 kilometers north of manda y mandalay, the second largest city. it was nearly 10 kilometers deedee deep. officials said some building are damaged. a bridge under construction has collapsed leaving one person dead and four unaccounted for. the missing include construction workers. >>> the opposition candidates in south korea's presidential election have agreed to draft a joint pledge for economic and foreign policies. the move is part of their plan to field a single candidate. the democratic united party candida candidates disclosed the drafts as different venues. >> translator: i will ask them to talk to with the details about the policy as soon as possible. >> translator: we will discuss ways to field a single candidate to realize a change of government. that is what the people want. >> moon and ahne held a phone conference, and agreed to sbree grate their campaign processes and begin talks on how to choose a
's veterans day parade was also a salute to the city's recovery from sandy at least in manhattan. but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gas line to wait for an hour for national guardsmen to give him five free gallons. >> without this gas you would be in trouble? >> i couldn't charge my cell phone. it's your lifeline. >> you wouldn't have heat? >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class community the streets were flooded by sandy's storm surge. two weeks later no one here has power. >> tough. very tough. scary. it is dark here at night with no lights. >> reporter: 1700 of the 2400 homes were damaged or destroyed and residents complain they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> we got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >> reporter: his cousins house is wet and cold. insurance inspectors have yet to survey the damage. in this close knit multigenerational neighborhood many families lost everything, ruined heirlooms. but smith salvaged something special. letters he wrote to his mother from vietnam.
. >> this morning, gas rationing in new jersey ends, but remains in effect for new york city and surrounding suburbs. >>> overseas now and the spreading unrest in syria. for the second day in a row, syrian jets struck positions near the turkish border. yesterday, syrian jets and helicopters bombed a rebel-held border town. opposition groups say up to 16 people were killed. yesterday, israel fired on syrian artillery after syrian mortar rounds fell. >>> coming up, officials try to narrow down the cause of a deadly explosion in indianapolis that nearly took out a whole neighborhood. this is the "cbs morning news." [ timers ringing ] [ male announcer ] it's that time of year. time for campbell's green bean casserole. you'll find the recipe at campbellskitchen.com. ♪ campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greater than ever. when you see these problems do you take a step back, or do you want to dive right in? with a degree in business from capella u
sports including how the raiders did today a little later on in our show. >>> a neighbor in redwood city helped prevent a burglary today after seeing three teenagers jump a fence into a house. that happened on park avenue. police responded to the neighbor's call and surrounded the house. they heard noises from inside the house and saw two screens had been torn off the windows. police arrested the suspects. they say the teens had stolen jewelry on them. one suspect was booked in the san mateo jail while the other two were handed over to youth services. >>> grocery store workers are back on the picket line tonight even after the grocery store chain resumed negotiations with the employee's union. they're trying to reach a deal, mainly on healthcare and retiree benefits. customers are being asked to shop elsewhere until an agreement has been reached. >> that's just one of several issues being negotiated by the united food and commercial workers union known as local 5 and raley's knob hill stores. until an agreement is reached, store employees like claude yeah, a single mother of two kids say
that passport renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all but shut down. >> reporter: how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will have to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meterologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will noaa be able to spend what it needs? >> satellite controlled navigation, that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa is going to have to take some controllers out of the towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be inconvenienced but worse? >> just about everybody will see their tax goes up. >> reporter: people who work will see their payroll tax goes up and people who itemize won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress hasn't continued those reductions and small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we lose most of the jobs that have been added and we're back to the depths of the recession again. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9 news now. >> nobody wants to go back there. now the governor of virgini
're talking about the issues faced in different provinces and cities across their country. but they're having most intense discussions about who will be among china's next generation of leaders. party spokespersons confirmed the new leadership lineup will be unveiled thursday. nhk world's james tengan is in beijing covering the congress. james. >> reporter: the discussions and deal-making are coming the a climax. roughly 2300 delegates of the congress will pick about 200 members for the communist party central committee. then wednesday, the congress will close. the next day around 20 individuals from the central committee will be chosen to sit on the party's political bureau. after that officials further whittle down the list to see who will be on the plight bureau's standing committee, china's top decision making body. analysts say xi jinping will replay hu jintao in the job of general secretary. they also say the number of politburo standing committee members will be reduce prd the current nine to seven to speed up the decision-making process. if that forecast is correct, seven people will
to the wounded l.a. elud city. it's impossible now. i could not pack up and leave. i know they need me. i see terrible wounds every day. >> nowadays, improvised connex are all that many syrian doctors have. an estimated two-thirds of the hospitals have been damaged in the conflict and many have shut their doors completely. medics from the clinic to drive out to treat the wounded in a private car. the doctors asked reporters not true. other locations. in not to reveal the location. they do not want a government air strike. this conflict has been a crash course in where madison. >> we were not used to these kinds of massive war wounds before. now, after more than a year-and- a-half in practice, we are experts in the field. >> the clinic is largely sponsored by one rebel businessman. more and more like a are cropping up in the north with no shortage of patients to treat. >> next week, germany will decide on their next steps in afghanistan according to the defense minister visiting the war-torn country. >> of germany has nearly 5000 troops stationed in afghanistan as part of the u.s.-led nato coa
. city, cone, federal and state offices are closed today and there is no mail delivery. banks and schools are closed as well. >>> wall street will reopen thorn and try to recover from the worst week since last june, hoping lawmakers can agree on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff next wear. without an agreement $1.2 billion in cuts would go into effect january 1st, triggering a new recession. >>> grocery workers on the picket lines hope to get disputes resolved as soon as possible. their concern over a proposed wage freeze and sunday and holiday pay. both sides agreed not to discuss negotiations openly but striking workers are cautiously optimistic. >> the workers are committed to stay out here till they have a contract. >> the overall package the company says is one of the best in the industry. >>> jumps in the car, didn't have a coat and it was 36 degrees. the heat receiver probably still on. >> very chilly. today we start out cold in spots, diving down to the 30s this morning, 36 in fairfield, 38 concord and 37 in nap arc valley. it's a cold start to the morning we have a lot of clouds m
hurricane sandy battered the region. police cars in new york city patrolled low-lying neighborhoods, urging people to evacuate again. the approaching nor'easter brought a wintry mix of cold and snow and possibly, minor flooding in already damaged coastal areas. new york mayor michael bloomberg: >> we haven't and won't order the kind of large scale evacuation we ordered in advance of hurricane sandy but if you are experiencing significant flooding during sandy you should consider taking shelter with friends and family at a safer spot or using one of the city's storm center shelters. >> sreenivasan: in new jersey, thousands of storm-weary people braced for their brush with the new storm, even as cleanup efforts continued from "sandy". governor chris christie suggested it was a little like the biblical plagues. >> when i finally got that final kind of, forecast that i got last night, i said i'm waiting for the locusts and pestilence next, you know. >> sreenivasan: the storm could also bring wind gusts of 65 miles an hour-- bedeviling efforts to restore power to more than 600,000 customers stil
in the u.s. we'll head out to new york city later in the show for a preview of what to expect on wall street today. and more than 2,000 hand picked chinese delegates gathered at the great hall of the people to kick off the communist party week long transition. beijing will only officially reveal the next generation leaders thursday. hu jintao promised political and economic reform, but he stressed china won't abandon one party rule and will stick to the socialist path. eunice is live for us. this is his big final speech, so reading in sort of between the lines almost is very telling. it's the legacy he's trying to cath. and what less gassy is that? >> many here believe what he is saying is significant in that it is his final farewell. he really was just reading through the work report to talks about the achievements, the economic and political achievements that the party has had. and also to outline the future challenges. one of the first challenges you had already addressed is the issue of corruption. he said the government needed to do more to root it out. >> eunice, we're having tr
to the cities searching for a bit of life. for some china's booming economy has been music to their ears. for others the tune has turned more somber. life in a rundown neighborhood so close to the riches of the new china that they could reach out and touch it almost. >> translator: we came to work in the city. >> reporter: and he his wife had followed the china dream to beijing. this is where they live in a tiny one-room house with their baby son. there is room for a bed. barely anything else. for them it isn't cheap. >> translator: back in 2009 when we first came to beijing, the house rent was a bit more than about $15 a month. now it is five times that. >> reporter: inflation has hit the poor hard. >> translator: prices are high. our daily expense is high. it is the same back in hometown. everything is expensive. it's not easy to save money. >> reporter: like minimum, they dream of a better life, a bigger house, and hopes for her son. >> translator: he doesn't want a bigger house, but have you to work hard. he has to work hard. i don't have any income. just stay home and take care of t
are isolated because the roads are swamped. the city of venice is slowly returning to normal after a weekend deluge. here is the report on the flooding throughout italy. >> it seems there is no end in sight to the gushing water. in this part of italy, towns have become inundated, bringing life to a standstill. this is the seaside town. in summer tourists normally flock here in the thousands. now, people are doing everything they can to get out. roads and recreation grounds are submerged in brown, soupy water. and in some warts of this region the only way to get around is by boat. elsewhere, it is just not safe at all. the area affected is just north of rome. here it has been raining for days. the bad weather has swept across italy. in venice, seasonal flooding was higher and more widespread than normal. and unless you were in a gondola, there was little way to stay dry. there the floods are receding. but it is now the waterlogged regions of tuscana and brea that are baring the brunt. "bbc news." >> right now china's ruling communicatist party is meeting in beijing to anoint its new leaders.
. the photographer was able to move around the country freely for the most part. only in the holy city was she not allowed to take pictures. that is where she realized the power of the cleric's -- clerics. >> the thing that really impressed me and for which i was really grateful was the visit to the holy city because it kind of with the way the rose colored glasses. it was quite impressive for me there. i saw who was really in power. >> some of the photographs may not be technically perfect, but they -- but she has succeeded in capturing the subtle ways in which runyon's of many backgrounds rebel against the moral constraints of iran's religious authorities -- capturing the subtle ways in which the iranians of many backgrounds rebel against the moral constraints of iran's religious authorities. >> the position i will spurt has been empty since the firing last month of the coach and commercial manager of the team. coming up this evening, it may be just a friendly, but when it comes to germany playing the netherlands, it is serious business. >> the our troubles will be facing off in amsterdam, a
rocket towards televisa, for the first time in 20 years israel's biggest city has come under attack. >> in response, israel vowed to increase military operations aimed at militants in gaza. three israelis were killed by a palestinian rocket earlier today. >> these developments, in the second day of an israeli assault on militant targets in gaza. >> the number of dead and wounded continues to rise in gaza. the israeli military has carried out more than 160 airstrikes since launching a defensive with the targeted killing of hamas military chief. palestinians who turned out for the funeral of him as a martyr. israel says he masterminded attacks on israelis, including the 2006 kidnapping of a soldier. in israel, a town came under fire from across the border on thursday. three people were killed. israel says deaths like these underscore the need for a tough response. >> in recent days and weeks, hamas and other terror organizations in gaza have made normal life impossible for normal israelis. no government would tolerate a situation where nearly 1/5 minutes people live under a constant b
the fbi did not notify them sooner. and they are also opening a broader inquiry into the city's handling of benghazi. petraeus' final overseas trip before he resigned was to libya last week to find out for himself what went wrong. nbc news has tried to reach paula broadwell. she has not been accessible. joe kell and her husband, that family in tampa, issued a statement saying they have been friends with the petraeuses for more than five years and are asking for privacy. savannah? >> colonel boylan was a spokesman for jen petraeus in iraq. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> what was his state of mind when you spoke to him over the weekend, and what did he tell you about all of this? >> he's keenly aware that he has injured his family to a great degree and also based on his poor judgment and a little bit lack of discipline has lost one of the best jobs he ever had. he is devastated, you could say, and you could also say that it's going to take a long time for the family or sometime for the family to get through this, but they will. >> was he embarrassed? >> yes. i would say he is emb
system that sent 70 cities under water on sunday. there's been more tension along the disputed border between israel and syria known as the golden heights. israel has fired on a syrian army post. it says it was responding to stray fire from fighting between syrian government forces and rebels. israel's seized the golden heights in 1967. the u.n. has been in place on the cease-fire line since. let's get more from golden heights. good to see you. what's going on there today? >> well, so far we've been hearing some pretty heavy exchange of gunfire on the syrian side of the heights. that's the ongoing fighting that's been happeninging at the cease-fire line basically. as far as this sight, the occupied sight, things have been very quiet today. there have been so far no reported incidents of mortar shells falling on the occupied side on the israeli population areas. we did however see some israeli machinery at work along the anti-tank tunnels. these are the tunnels that are built along the buffer zone, along the cease-fire line and they have been, it's really army machinery has been diggin
, the death toll from the superstorm sandy here in new york city has risen to 43. and that additional person was a 77-year-old man who lived in this far rockaway community who died at a hospital as a result of the injuries he suffered after falling down the stairs. and you've mentioned that it's dangerous to get around. that's absolutely right. there is a very thick fog here. even a blowing mist that possibly you can see on the camera. you can't see really five, ten feet in front of the vehicle as you're driving through this community. now imagine the eight-foot sand dunes in the middle of the street from the sand that washed in from the storm just about two weeks ago. two elements of good news. first, the temperatures aren't as frigid as they have been after that snowstorm came through a few days ago. and, you can see over my shoulder, power is back on for some in this community. while on this side of the street there are lights for these people who are waking up in this community, but just take a few steps with me over here and i'll show you that this apartment building over here is still
of a wet and dark stairwell in rockaway, queens freed on wednesday, new york city mayor michael bloomberg warned sandy may have weakened defenses against potential flooding. >> because of today's storm, coastal areas face a risk of some flooded into 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning and the national weather service warns there could be some major flooding in spots already eroded by sandy. the difference here is the barriers of sand or rocked that were there before perhaps are not there. we have not and will not order the large-scale evacuation we did in advance of hurricane sandy, but if you are experiencing significant flooding during sandy, you should consider taking shelter with friends and family are using one of the city's storm shelters. >> at least 40 people have been killed in an earthquake off of guatemala's pacific coast. most of the victims were killed in the northwestern state of san marcos, which saw heavy damage. lawmakers in greece have approved a new round of austerity cuts amidst massive protests. on wednesday, the greek parliament narrowly backed a $13.5 billion austerity packa
, new york city mayor michael bloomberg ordered gas rationing into effect. the gunman in last year's arizona shooting rampage was sentenced today to life in prison without parole. jared lee loughner killed six people and wounded 13, including congresswoman gabrielle giffords. she later resigned to focus on her recovery. several victims, including giffords, were in federal court today in tucson. her husband, astronaut mark kelly, told loughner, "you may have put a bullet through her head, but you haven't put a dent in her spirit." afterward, the u.s. attorney for arizona spoke to reporters. >> it is our hope that the final resolution of this case will be a positive step towards their healing process, physically, emotionally, and psychologically. it was with them in mind that we entered into this plea reement with the defendant. >> sreenivasan: loughner pleaded guilty, thereby avoiding the death penalty. a warplane from iran fired on an american drone over the persian gulf last week, but the drone escaped unharmed. a pentagon spokesman confirmed the incident today after news accounts
. lori: why does ihg want to sell the property? it is new york city and a flagship. >> it is a flagship, goes back to our strategy when we became a stand-alone company in 2002 we took a position we wanted to go asset light strategy. that asset light meant selling down assets. we're going about that and returning to shareholders those proceeds. in fact we returned over a billion dollars this year. on the back of $9 billion in total we returned to shareholders. lori: i understand ihg is hiring 0,000 workers in the americas alone? >> travel is economic development which is good news about the industry. and part of that is we're doing our best to do our fair share, create careers, create jobs, educate a work foss. part of that is creation of jobs. we have the opportunity to continue to see a very strong pipeline and with that comes jobs. lori: what is the number one thing as we close out here, kirk, that your customers look for in their hotel rooms? what is the most important thing to offer? >> i think the most important thing to offer is no surprise. you know, it is all about the promise w
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